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Old Georgetown Appendix
19 October 2006

OG Number: O.G. 06-077
HPA Number: HPA 06-117
Address: 3509 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Hadiqa Haider and Namee Haider -
Description: Partial demolition, construction of 5-story addition, addition of third floor above existing building, excavation of lower level - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST concept design for partial demolition of historic structure and construction of five-story addition as proposed. All components of building, which is a contributing structure to the historic district, must be retained. Recommend further study of an addition behind existing structure that will be subservient to original building and not visible from public thoroughfare or the Key Bridge. Concept case has been inactive for a period of time. File new submission of revised concept design with separate application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-228
HPA Number: HPA 06-366
Address: 1641 Avon Place, NW
Owner(s): Gael Jacques -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit and Public Space Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed 6-ft tall vertical board and batten fence to replace existing stockade fence atop concrete retaining wall partially on public space as shown in supplemental information received and dated 25 September 2006, PROVIDED that new fence meets public space requirements, and that fence's finished side faces public view on sidewalk and alley, and that supports are not visible. New fence must be painted or stained. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-243
HPA Number: HPA 06-407
Address: 1353-55 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Simon Jacobsen -
Description: Alterations to door opening for window, alterations to rear facade, swimming pool, relocate down-spouts, to combine two residences into one - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to front facade including new wood insulated window with true-divided-lights to replace front door and match detailing of existing windows, removal of stoop, and relocation of down spouts, and for alterations to rear for new window openings, swimming pool and garden fence as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 12 October 2006. Working drawings conform to approved concept under case O.G. 06-112. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-255
HPA Number: HPA 06-420
Address: 3278 M Street, NW
Owner(s): J. McLaughlin -
Description: Awnings and signs on front, side and rear facades - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed awnings and signs scheme including lettering on valance and on shop windows reading "J. McLaughlin" as shown in supplemental information received and dated 27 September 2006. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-258
HPA Number: HPA 06-423
Address: 3023 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Terris - Gillespie Residence -
Description: Replacement windows, alterations to rear openings, remove rear one-story porch roof - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of existing Pella windows in front facade with 1/1 Marvin Ultimate double-hung wood windows to fill whole opening, using half-screens, and for alterations to rear facade for new window and door openings as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 September 2006. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-264
HPA Number: HPA 06-430
Address: 3315 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Robert and Lori Tomlinson -
Description: One-story rear addition, replacement front door and new windows on first floor - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed one-story rear addition, replacement of front door and windows on first floor level as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 5 October 2006. Working drawings conform to approved concept design under case O.G. 06-176. Replacement of rear windows and new garden wall have been deleted from this permit application. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-265
HPA Number: HPA 06-431
Address: 1507 33rd Street, NW
Owner(s): Wiesner and Higgins Residence -
Description: Raise roof of rear wing, alterations for new windows and doors, remove front shutters, repair siding, excavation and enclosure of basement, skylights, new roof A/C unit, re-grading of rear yard - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations, including raising the roof of rear wing, new windows and door openings, repair of existing wood siding, new lead coated copper roof, gutter and down spout, excavation and enclosure of basement, skylights and new roof A/C units at rear, re-grading of rear yard, patio and new gate as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 22 September and 5 October 2006. Working drawings conform to approved concept design under case O.G. 06-133. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-269
HPA Number: HPA 06-436
Address: 1601 28th Street, NW
Owner(s): Gary and Ellen MacDonald -
Description: One-story rear addition for garage with roof terrace, curb-cut, driveway, sliding gate and parking court - Permit - revised design

RECOMMENDATION: Although the Old Georgetown Board reiterates their objection to opening a new curb-cut which would have an adverse impact on the character of the National Landmark Historic District of Georgetown, they recommend the review of the curb-cut be referred to the District of Columbia Government. There is no objection to the proposed design for the one-story garage addition with roof terrace as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 16 October 2006 which indicate a sliding gate on wheels and removal of railing on terrace planter, if it is not required. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-270
HPA Number: HPA 06-441
Address: 1623 Suters Lane, NW
Owner(s): Edward and Karen Giles -
Description: Replacement 6/12 wood - clad Pella windows and rear doors - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 20 September 2006 indicate that proposed window replacements will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-273
HPA Number: HPA 06-460
Address: 3251 Prospect Street, NW
Owner(s): Robert Elliott - Toka Hair Salon
Description: Back-lit sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for pin-mounted back-lit sign composed of pin-mounted letters reading "Toka" as proposed. Recommend sign be no larger than 12-inches located as close to the head of the second floor windows as possible, and that there be no surface electrical conduits or junction box. File new submission of revised drawings with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-274
HPA Number: HPA 06-461
Address: 3258 O Street, NW
Owner(s): Thomas Vogt -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 20 September 2006 indicate that proposed replacement fence will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-275
HPA Number: HPA 06-462
Address: 1336 30th Street, NW
Owner(s): Robert Andrews -
Description: Two-story rear addition - Concept

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to concept design for proposed two-story rear addition as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 September 2006. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, and material samples, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-276
HPA Number: HPA 06-467
Address: 3033-35 M Street, NW
Owner(s): Georgetown Renaissance LP -
Description: Alterations to storefront, replacement windows, demolition of rear additions, excavate basement, rear addition - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront, replacement windows using wood double hung historic replicas of existing windows on the front facade, and for four-story rear addition with basement, PROVIDED up-lights on storefront cornice, which were NOT approved, be deleted; new brick piers be painted to match street facade, and windows be painted to match color of new storefront. Working drawings conform to approved concept under case O.G. 06-215. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval. No sign was reviewed at this time and must be submitted separately.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-277
HPA Number: HPA 06-468
Address: 3340 N Street, NW
Owner(s): Weadon and Cameron Residence -
Description: Alterations at roof terrace: replacement door and windows, 5-ft lattice rather than railing - Revision to permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to previously approved permit, including proposed replacement of windows and door at third floor level roof terrace with Kolbe-Kolbe wood windows and door. Five-foot lattice at this location was NOT approved. Recommend lattice be no taller than 42-inches high to serve as railing, and that it be painted a dark color. Previously approved reconstruction of pergola has been deleted. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-279
HPA Number: HPA 06-471
Address: 1305 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Capital Restaurant Concepts -
Description: Replacement of side windows damaged by fire - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of fire-damaged sashes with Kolbe-Kolbe sash replacement kits to match details of existing windows as shown in supplemental information received and dated 29 September 2006. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-280
HPA Number: HPA 06-472
Address: 3034 M Street, NW
Owner(s): East Banc -
Description: Alterations to storefront and to side facade, new door openings at rear; underpinning - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to storefront with 1-ft panel below window sill, and a Mt. Airy granite base, for alterations to facade on Thomas Jefferson Street and 2/2 windows, and for two new egress doors into rear alley as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 13 October 2006. Working drawings conform to approved concept design under case O.G. 06-256. No sign was reviewed at this time and must be submitted separately. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-281
HPA Number: HPA 06-473
Address: 1335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Five Guys -
Description: Alterations to rear for new egress door - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed 6-panel door at rear of building. File new submission of detailed drawings, including dimensions, for new door matching previously approved doors under case O.G. 04-177, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready. Note is made that applicant did not attend meeting where project was discussed. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review which must be resolved prior to new submission.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-282
HPA Number: HPA 06-474
Address: 3206 Grace Street, NW
Owner(s): Cyprus Air -
Description: Roof vents and mechanical equipment - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed mechanical equipment and exhaust vents on roof which are located to minimize visibility from public thoroughfare, or to repair of wood windows on alley as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 2 November 2006. No sign was proposed at this time and must be submitted for review separately. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-283
HPA Number: HPA 06-475
Address: 3221 M Street, NW
Owner(s): M Street V LP - Richey & Co. Shoes
Description: Back-lit sign - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed sign composed of 12-inches high pin-mounted individually-fed back-lit letters reading "Richey & Co. Shoes" as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 5 October 2006. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-288
HPA Number: HPA 06-491
Address: 3249 P Street, NW
Owner(s): Denton and Dacosta Residence -
Description: Reconstruction of brick garden wall and new bollards on parking lot - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed reconstruction of masonry garden wall PROVIDED concrete block wall is faced with brick on both sides. No objection to installation of bollards on parking lot side.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-291
HPA Number: HPA 06-504
Address: 2814 Dumbarton Street, NW
Owner(s): Donna Krapf -
Description: Replacement fence - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Submitted materials indicate that proposed replacement vertical board fence to match existing will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-292
HPA Number: HPA 06-506
Address: 2121 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Owner(s): Verizon - Burleith Generator
Description: Retaining wall, platform and generator - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: Returned without Action. Property is outside of the jurisdiction of the Commission of Fine Arts under the Old Georgetown Act and Shipstead-Luce Act, and therefore not subject to review.

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OG Number: O.G. 06-293
HPA Number: HPA 06-507
Address: 3299 K Street, NW
Owner(s): The Bernstein Companies - The Paper Mill
Description: Alterations to entrance paving and new light fixtures - Permit

RECOMMENDATION: No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of stone paving and alterations to entrance to The Paper Mill, and for new light fixtures to replace existing on facade along K Street. Note is made that permit application is pending final zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

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Last Modified: November 8, 2006